The New Year is traditionally a family holiday, and for the winter holidays, tourists often expect to be with their children “visiting a fairy tale.” For those who are planning a similar trip, TURPROM offers instructions on the fantastic map of Russia: how to visit Santa Claus? where is the Snow Maiden’s tower? And what other New Year’s fun waiting for parents with children in the Russian open spaces?
As you know, for almost twenty years, since 1999, the main New Year wizard of the country lives in the city of Veliky Ustyug. The idea to settle in the Vologda forests of Santa Claus was very successful. It was the efforts of this “brand” that increased the attendance of the region to 300 thousand tourists a year, as a result, the city makes far-reaching plans – right up to the airport reconstruction, and also plans to expand the territory of Father Frost’s Land. Continue reading
The average Russian traveler still gives tour operators, closing their eyes to the progress of digitalization, hope for several years of prosperity. According to Travelport’s global survey, 51% of holidaymakers still prefer to buy tours from companies specializing in this type of service, regardless of the convenience of their digital platform. However, the global trend of digitalization of the travel industry indicates a fast and global change in this market. Says Regional Director ECOMMPAY Moscow Andrei Moryakov.
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Tallinn is one of the oldest cities in Northern Europe. It is quite miniaturized, but unusually rich in its architectural, historical monuments, parks, squares, original traditions, giving it a unique appearance. Most of Tallinn’s attractions are located in the Old Town, which has long been divided into Lower and Upper.
As a rule, tours of Tallinn begin at the cozy Town Hall Square. It is located in the Lower Town, occupies a very small territory and is surrounded by ancient buildings, each of which keeps its own history. Since the Middle Ages, the Town Hall Square has been the heart of the city. Already in the XI century, there was a market here that existed until 1896. Carnivals and festivities were held on the Town Hall Square, and the most favorite holiday among the townspeople was the take-out of the Christmas tree, followed by merry dances. Christmas bazaars take place here today, and in one of the restaurants located around the perimeter of the square, you can plunge into the atmosphere of the 15th century and taste delicious national dishes. Continue reading